Civilians headed to the battlefields and military camps to provide comfort and care to the soldiers.
Document No. 19
The Sanitary Commission issued Document No. 19 to assist inspectors in the field. It includes queries into sanitation, cooking, cleanliness, intoxication, and recreation. (16 pages)
Lewis Steiner: Report from Antietam
Chief Inspector Steiner records his opinion of the Rebel army while behind the lines in Frederick, Maryland.